NVIC Method

Show NVIC method.

STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Apply occupational health and safety precautions

ABE-C4.1 Working knowledge of safe working practices and personal shipboard safety including electrical safety

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel or in a laboratory or workshop,

the candidate describes procedures to safeguard personnel and the vessel as it applies to electrical safety.

The candidate describes procedures designed to safeguard personnel and the ship, including:

  1. Observing all pertinent instructions and electric warning signs aboard ship
  2. Observing all safety precautions regarding portable electric lights and tools
  3. Not touching or operating any device that has a tag attached
  4. Not touching bare electric wires or connections and assuming all circuits to be live
  5. Not removing explosion proofing globes from lighting fixtures
  6. Not using electric cable runs to hoist or support any weight
  7. Not using the wire ways for storage
  8. Not permitting water to get into electrical equipment
  9. Avoiding sever burns and damage to equipment and clothing caused by electrolyte from storage batteries
  10. Having an electrician disconnect the circuit and tag it as out of commission when working on electrical motors or other equipment
  11. Not starting or operating electrical equipment when flammable vapors are present; and
  12. Reporting damaged electrical equipment or wiring to your superior.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 18-14 Task 10.1.A , MMA students must:

  • Pass MMA Course EN‑1112 Engineering Systems and Safety
  • Pass MMA Course EN‑3111L Electrical Machines Lab
  • Pass MMA Course EN‑4231 Sea Term IV: Marine Engineering